compulsive haiku is a collection of 500 salacious & sensitive haiku; a light look at the dark side of pleasure, indulgence, obsession, & sex


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Rocco Talarico is a queer poet, artist, yogi, & bartender living in New Orleans, Louisiana. He has published two collections of haiku: Compulsive Haiku, & the upcoming Compulsive Haiku: Timeline.
If you encounter Rocco in the wild, he responds well to tequila & “the D“.

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